Lymphedema after Breast Cancer

Posted on September 22, 2020

While October is designated for Breast Cancer Awareness, it is important to also be aware of its side effects. Many of us know someone that has been affected by a type of cancer. For those fortunate enough to have their cancer treated, it’s crucial to remain aware of potential changes to your body. One common […]

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Suicide Awareness Month

Posted on September 10, 2020

Where to Turn for Mental Health It’s normal to feel stressed or anxious now and then. But it’s time to call for help if emotional issues last for a long time and interfere with your life, your job, or your personal relationships. With all the mental health resources and effective treatments available these days, you do […]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Posted on September 8, 2020

Ovarian Cancer: Diagnosis How is ovarian cancer diagnosed? If your healthcare provider thinks you might have ovarian cancer, you will need certain exams and tests to be sure. Diagnosing ovarian cancer starts with your healthcare provider asking you questions. He or she will ask you about your health history, your symptoms, risk factors, reproductive history […]

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Debbie Widener – September Volunteer of the Month

Posted on September 4, 2020

Meet Debbie Widener, a perseverant volunteer being honored as volunteer of the month for September. Debbie has been volunteering over seven years. Learn more about her below. What area(s) do you volunteer? JBC Gift Shop and the Volunteer Auxiliary Board Why did you choose to volunteer at Morristown-Hamblen? Because of the influence of my mother […]

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Sepsis Awareness

Posted on September 2, 2020

What is sepsis? Sepsis is a serious condition that can result in organ damage or death. It happens when the body’s immune system has a severe response to an infection. Sepsis is a medical emergency. It needs to be treated right away. Bacteria, viruses, and fungi can invade your body and cause disease. When your […]

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Welcome Rodney Diehl, DO, FACC

Posted on September 1, 2020

Welcome interventional cardiologist Rodney Diehl, DO to our heart care team! Dr. Diehl joins our Morristown office and Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.

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Don’t Delay Your Mammogram

Posted on August 31, 2020

Did you delay your annual mammogram during the COVID-19 crisis? If so, it’s time to reschedule your mammogram. October is breast cancer awareness month and breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, behind skin cancer. 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. The American College of Radiology […]

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Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Posted on August 27, 2020

At the beginning of life, babies have very basic needs: food, warmth and sleep. In terms of feeding, moms have options. If you’re considering breastfeeding, we have three certified lactation consultants at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center who help moms breastfeed their new babies. Our lactation consultants work closely with mom and baby’s care team […]

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